Oct 16, 2010

Penny Black for Octoberfest challenge

Happy Saturday!!

There is a monthly contest over at the Penny Black blog for a fantastic prize. This month it's called "octoberfest". We are asked to use any image from the Christmas Catalog to make a card with.

I only have a couple of stamps from that catalog (have lots more on my wishlist though!). So I decided to use "Snowy" again.



I went with a purple christmas card theme. Got this beautiful double sided designer paper by Bo Bunny recently and this was my chance to use it.

I paper pieced snowy's hat and scarf with matching designer paper. Lots of glitter was used again, I just can't keep my hands off of it LOL.
The border was done using my brand new Martha Stewart punch. I added some silver cord with a snowflake button, glitterly paper snowflakes, and did machine stitching all around. The card is a lot more sparkly in real life, somehow I am having trouble getting the sparkles to show up well in pictures.

I am also entering this into a couple of other challenges:

Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today. Hope you liked the project!

Have a fantastic weekend!
Ellie.

8 comments:

  1. Fabulous card Ellie, love the cute snowman, gorgeous colours too.
    Kelly.x

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  2. Fabulous card Ellie, love the cute snowman, gorgeous colours too.
    Kelly.x

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  3. Ellie this is just stunning. The colours are so pretty. The snowman is so sweet
    Hugz Fleur xXx

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  4. Oooooo so cute love everything about it. Hugs Ali x

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  5. Wow this is gorgeous and in my favourite colours!!!
    Beautiful colouring and fab punches and papers -
    and I can imagine more sparkles;-))m

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  6. Ellie this is just too darn cute. I love this image and the colors you chose. Those snowflakes are just darling on. Great piece of work. Thank you so much for visiting me and leaving me a comment.

    Bear Hugs,
    Carol :O}

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  7. Oh this is so wonderful! Love it :)

    Hugs
    Maarit

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